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Syncfusion Tools controls for Windows Forms provides various layout and navigation controls needed in line of business applications. This package contains the following controls.

List of Controls:


The WinForms Autocomplete component allows users to enable autocompletion functionality for any edit control. Multiple columns with a header in the autocomplete pop-up provide information for each matching entry. Its rich, built-in feature set includes different autocompletion modes such as suggest and append, appearance customization, and more.

The WinForms Carousel control provides navigation through a list of items in your application with smooth animation support. It can arrange items in a user-defined path such as 3D perspective, linear, and circular manners. Offers to customize the appearance carousel shape for a better user experience.

The Windows Forms mainframe bar manager is an advanced menu control used to create menus, toolbars, and command bars (floating bars) for any Windows Forms application. It is used to create Microsoft Visual Studio-like menus and toolbars. It offers a wide variety of appearance, orientation, and icon customizations as well as text-wrapping options.

Multicolumn ComboBox:

The multicolumn combo box is an advanced combo box control that has the capability of showing multiple columns in the drop-down list.

Color Picker

The WinForms color picker control provides an easier way to use a color palette control that can be placed inline in your business applications. It has an intuitive color palette user interface for selecting standard and custom theme colors. It’s also possible to group colors for easy access, such as recently selected colors.

Docking Manager

The WinForms DockingManager control implements an architecture that allows panels to be docked at any part of form. The dock panels containing child elements can be interactively dragged to any area within screen and can be resized at run time. Panels can be docked to form edges or each other panels. Dock panels can also be floated, tabbed, and auto hidden.

Hub Tile

HubTile is a content control that functions as live tiles in an application for user interface. Its content updates are shown by a variety of animations, similar to the live tile updates of Windows 8 and Windows Phone. A HubTile can have an image, title, body and footer for updation in the tile.

NavigationDrawer is a sliding panel menu that comes out from the edge of the window and allows to have the contents in a hidden panel. It can be shown by swiping from any of the four screen edges or by demand.

NavigationView provides a unique interface that can expand a menu structure, that uses the Breadcrumbs technique to keep track of locations and folders.Its enables users to keep track of their location within programs or documents. Breadcrumbs provides a trail for the user to get back to the starting/entry point of a folder.

Radial Menu

The RadialMenu comprises a hierarchical menu in a circular layout. It is used as a context menu and configured with familiar items for quick access.

Radial Slider

The RadialSlider control is an advanced control, and it is capable of calculating the sequence value with the sequence circle sector. It contains additional features such as different visual styles, and it supports to modify the minimum and maximum values.

Range Slider

The RangeSlider is a flexible UI component that allows value-range selection. It lets the user select from a range of values by moving thumb controls along a Track.


The Rating control for Windows Forms provides an intuitive rating experience that allows the end users to select a number of stars that represent a rating. Rating control allows users to rate items based on a specified list of options.


The WinForms RibbonControlAdv (ribbon menu) accommodates all the tools required for an application in a single, easy-to-navigate user interface like Microsoft Office. Its dynamic resizing, keyboard accessibility, and complete customization options help to organize an application. It provides an application UI like Microsoft Office with a 2007 style that contains an application menu and 2016 style that contains a backstage view.

Spell Checker

SpellCheckerAdv control offers Microsoft Office style spell checking capabilities to your Windows Application. This component is completely customizable and can be attached to any text-editing controls. End users can also use it together with the standard Microsoft text-editing controls.

Split Container

SplitContainerAdv is a container control which allows you to add controls into panels (Panel1 and Panel2) to a form, separated by splitters.

Status Bar

The StatusBarAdv is an advanced StatusBar control that can display StatusBarPanels with enhanced backgrounds and appearances. The StatusBarAdv control can be dragged and dropped from the toolbox onto a form during design time. Users can then drag and drop controls onto the StatusBarAdv control.

Tab Control

The TabControlAdv is an advanced form of standard TabControl that enables an end-user to arrange visual content in a compacted and organized form in less space. It has many efficient features like standard TabControl, along with plenty of appearance customization and configuration capabilities.

Tile Layout

TileLayout control is Windows 8 Start screen inspired control . It acts as a container that holds a set of tile view items that can be maximized, minimized, dragged to reorder and arranged in matrix position to achieve best layout.

Tree Navigator

The Tree Navigator control provides a unique interface that can expand a tree structure in-place without taking up more space on the screen. Items in the control are expanded or collapsed, and you can drill down to sub-items by simply clicking on items in the TreeNavigator.


TreeView control displays a collection of data in hierarchical tree structure and the data in tree view can be expanded and collapsed. TreeViewAdv offers many advanced features like drag-and-drop, load on demand, context menus and data binding that can make the control unique and extraordinary. While the TreeViewAdv exposes some global styles that are to be applied for all the nodes, the TreeNodeAdv lets the users to specify styles for a specific node. The control comes with complete design time support.


The WizardControl is a rich interactive and customizable interface that holds many pages together that helps to break up a complex task and guides the end user through a set of simple procedures to perform or to obtain data that are categorically divided in every page. It also provides the user, the ability to browse between these pages using the ‘browsing’ buttons.

Tabbed Form

The Tabbed Form is used to display tabbed user interface. Users can add any number of tabs and each tab can contain any number of controls. The tabs can be loaded into form’s title bar or the tabs can be displayed below the title bar.

Image Streamer

The WinForms Image Streamer display list of images in tile. Support slide transition of images along with the text animation. User can interactively move to next or previous images to display. Image can be animated from various direction such as Left-to-right, Right-to-left, Top-to-bottom, Bottom-to-top, Horizontal Flip.

Context menu strip

Context menu is a group of frequently used commands or menu items that can be accessed by right-clicking the target control. For example, Cut, Copy and Paste, frequently used commands are grouped and accessed on simple right-click option.


The WinForms TrackBar is a office inspired control that has a track bar or a pointer which slides between the minimum value and maximum value specified.

Status Strip

The WinForms StatusStrip control is an extension of frameworks status strip control displays various kind of status information which get displayed at the bottom of window. Support color schemes, context menu and etc.

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About Syncfusion

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Syncfusion has more than 26,000+ customers and more than 1 million users, including large financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and global IT consultancies.

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